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Students and donors mingle and chat during annual Scholarship Luncheon

  Over the past year, Dean Jackson has received about five letters from UTC students who received money from the scholarship named after her late husband, Jimmy Jackson Memorial Alumni. The sentiments expressed in those letters “was wonderful,” she said. “It was wonderful to hear the fact that these scholarships were helping them further their education and reach their goals of what they wanted to do in life,” Jackson

Collaboration with the University of the South generates series on the lynching of Ed Johnson in Chattanooga

Taking place on both campuses, the events in the new series include a documentary screening and lectures featuring Illinois State University’s Amy Wood, award-winning historian and professor of post-Civil War American cultural history and the history of the U.S. South.

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The Power of Community: Willis assumes Chamber of Commerce post

Alexis Willis ’11 isn’t someone who backs down from a challenge. She told her mentor that, if an Ironman competition was ever held in Chattanooga, she would sign up. The former high school track athlete was drawn to the idea of testing her limits. She wanted to know if she had what it takes to finish such a grueling race. To read more, go to:

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Another Culture, Another World: UTC students experience China

A group of 11 UTC students recently took a study abroad trip to China, learning about the people, the culture, the social structure and how the country is different from the United States.

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A summer of monkeys: ‘Absolutely this is what I want to do’

Rachel Fuller had no choice. She had to bite the baboon. “As soon as I come into that enclosure, I am the alpha.”

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